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  • Preston Smith buying watches for teammates to celebrate 10th sack

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Preston Smith’s 10th sack of the season could cost him roughly a couple hundred thousand dollars. After a pair of sacks Sunday pushed him into double digits for the first time in his career, Smith shared a bet he made with running mate Za’Darius Smith. Neither Smith had..." November 12

  • Zeke Bratkowski, Bart Starr's backup for Packers, dies at age 88

    USA Today "Packers Hall of Famer Zeke Bratkowski, a quarterback in Green Bay from 1963-68 and again in 1971, has died in his Florida home at the age of 88, the Packers said. Bratkowski mostly played backup to Bart Starr during Green Bay's 1960s dynasty. His most famous..." November 12

  • Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Interested In Owning NFL Team

    Pro Football Rumors "The CEO and founder of Amazon, Jeff Bezos, is interested in purchasing an NFL team,according to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports. While Bezos is most associated with Amazon, the mogul also recently purchased the Washington Post. The multi-billionaire is one of the richest people in the world..." November 11

  • Antonio Brown reportedly not expected to play again this season

    Larry Brown Sports "Antonio Brown continues to go back and forth with whether or not he wants to play in the NFL again, but a return this season is probably not going to happen regardless of what he decides. Brown is not expected to play in an NFL game again this season “barring a significant turn..." November 10

  • Why did Fox Sports fire FS1 analyst Cris Carter?

    Sporting News "Cris Carter is no longer with Fox Sports, according to a statement released by the network Thursday morning. The Hall of Fame wide receiver, who joined Fox in 2016 and regularly served as an analyst for FS1's morning show "First Things First" alongside Nick Wright and..." November 09

  • JuJu Smith-Schuster, Amari Cooper, Lamar Jackson ruled questionable

    CBS Sports "A complete rundown of every single team's final injury report heading into this weekend's slate of games The Chargers and Raiders kicked off Week 10 on Thursday night, and injuries played a major role in the AFC West showdown, what with Oakland losing..." November 09

  • Danica Patrick Speaks About Possible Wedding Plans With Aaron Rodgers

    Total Pro Sports "Danica Patrick is a very happy woman. She’s retired from the sport she loves and living her best life with boyfriend Aaron Rodgers. But when will those wedding bells happen?? The former NASCAR star was presented with that question by Jenny McCarthy on SirusXM Radio,..." November 09

  • Who is NFL's most-overlooked, top-performing player in 2019 season?

    USA Today "Not everyone can receive the recognition that Russell Wilson and Lamar Jackson do. Both of the quarterbacks have been at the forefront of discussion about the NFL's MVP this season, and their contributions have been lauded on a weekly basis. For many of the league's other..." November 08

  • Aaron Rodgers fully participates in Wednesday’s practice

    Pro Football Talk "For four straight weeks, Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers had been limited in Wednesday practice with a knee injury. This Wednesday, he wasn’t. While still listed as having a knee injury, Rodgers fully participated in the first full practice in advance of..." November 07

  • Davante Adams is “not quite there” in getting back to being himself

    Packers News "Davante Adams said Wednesday there were “no setbacks” with his big right toe Sunday, even though it was sore after he played for the first time in more than a month. The Green Bay Packers' top receiver played 45 snaps in the 26-11 loss to the..." November 07

  • Olivia Munn Debuted Her Relationship With ESports President 2 Years After Aaron Rodgers Split

    Daily Mail "They went public with their relationship almost a year ago, but have kept their romance largely under wraps ever since. But Olivia Munn made a rare appearance with boyfriend Tucker Roberts as he accompanied her to Love Leo Rescue's second annual Cocktails For A Cause charity..." November 07

  • 3 teams who should consider giving Dez Bryant another chance

    Clutch Points "Dez Bryant hasn’t put his name into the media circus for the majority of the 2019 NFL season. However, he did so this week with the announcement that he plans to pursue another late-season comeback. It seems that he will begin trying to make his comeback at some point in the next couple..." November 07

  • Through nine weeks, replay review overturns PI calls and non-calls nine times

    Pro Football Talk "The one year (and perhaps only one year) pass interference replay-review experiment has resulted in limited reversals of calls and non-calls made on the field. According to the league, 63 total replay reviews of pass interference calls and non-calls have occurred through the first..." November 07

  • Packers activate S Ibraheim Campbell, release OLB Tim Williams "The Green Bay Packers activated S Ibraheim Campbell from reserve/physically unable to perform and released LB Tim Williams. General Manager Brian Gutekunst announced the transaction Tuesday. (EE-brah-heem) Campbell (5-11, 210) rejoined the Packers during training camp..." November 06

  • 6 U.S. Cities the NFL Should Expand to Before London

    The Big Lead "According to Los Angeles Chargers owner Dean Spanos, the rumors of British Bolts are "f***ing b******t". That works perfectly in America's favor, because there are several cities in this country that are far more deserving of a team right now. Here's a look at six..." November 05

  • Tony Dungy Urges NFL To Get Rid Of Pass Interference Challenges

    Total Pro Sports "Back in March, the NFL made a huge decision when they approved a new rule proposal that allows for offensive and defensive pass interference calls and non-calls to be subject to review, with coaches being able to challenge the penalties in the first 28 minutes of each half. It has..." November 05

  • NFL teams wanting to 'win now' could have amazing choice of quarterbacks come March

    Yahoo! Sports "Eight weeks into the season, we’ve seen some great quarterback play. We’ve also seen some not-so-great quarterback play, and some teams might have big decisions to make in the coming months. If there’s a club that wants to win now because it feels it’s strong..." November 05

  • Aaron Rodgers speaks out on his relationship with Brett Favre

    Clutch Points "The relationship between Brett Favre and Aaron Rodgers when both players were on the Green Bay Packers was not strong, as one might expect given how they were competing for the same job. The Packers legends have seemed to have strengthened their relationship with one another..." November 05

  • Aaron Rodgers: Loss to Chargers 'a good slice of humble pie' for Packers

    ESPN " The Green Bay Packers' plans to keep rolling were derailed under the most unusual circumstances Sunday: in a visiting stadium filled with their fans, who expected to see Aaron Rodgers and the offense keep rolling. Instead, even with an early departure to..." November 04

  • Kellen Winslow II pleads guilty to rape, sexual battery, faces 12 to 18 years in prison

    USA Today "In a stunning turn of events on the eve of his second rape trial, former NFL star Kellen Winslow II decided to plead guilty to rape and sexual battery charges here Monday as part of a plea deal that allows him to avoid the possibility of spending the rest of his life in..." November 04

  • 3 Teams Are Reportedly Interested in Signing Antonio Brown

    12 Up "Antonio Brown hasn't played since Week 2, but rumors about a new team picking him up haven't subsided. Before they brought Josh Gordon into town, the Seattle Seahawks did their homework on AB, with quarterback Russell Wilson even advocating for the team to bring in..." November 04

  • NFL trade deadline a dud due to bizarre demands by Redskins, Bengals and other losing teams

    CBS Sports "After a flurry of trade activity all season, the NFL's trade deadline passed without a single transaction of note, a surprising turn of events that multiple general managers attributed to last-place teams over-valuing their potential returns. Conversations with six NFL..." November 04

  • 3 Teams Named Trade Options For Bengals QB Andy Dalton

    The Spun "The Andy Dalton era in Cincinnati could be over. The Bengals have benched their long-time starting quarterback and Dalton could be on the move this offseason. Cincinnati will be starting rookie Ryan Finley at quarterback this week. Bengals head coach Zac Taylor is reportedly very high..." November 04

  • Packers optimistic Davante Adams will play against Chargers

    Sportsnaut "he Green Bay Packers will likely get wide receiver Davante Adams back this Sunday when they take on the Los Angeles Chargers, per Ian Rapoport of NFL Media. Officially, Adams is questionable to play, but on Friday head coach Matt LaFleur expressed a bit of optimism he could..." November 03

  • Ex-Packers coach Mike McCarthy preparing for NFL return by studying film, building staff

    CBS Sports "Former Super Bowl-winning coach Mike McCarthy is preparing in earnest for a return to the NFL in 2020, sources said, well at work reviewing film each week and lining up potential staff. The longtime Green Bay coach was blindsided by his in-season firing last year, and while he did interview for..." November 03

  • Packers activate TE Jace Sternberger from injured reserve "The Green Bay Packers activated TE Jace Sternberger from reserve/injured; designated for return. General Manager Brian Gutekunst announced the transaction Saturday. (JAYCE) Sternberger, a 6-foot-4, 251-pound rookie out of Texas A&M, was selected by the Packers in the..." November 02

  • Which NFL teams will rise, fall in second half of season?

    USA Today "If the NFL playoffs started today ... well, it's a good thing for several teams that they don't. While the 8-0 New England Patriots and San Francisco 49ers have already established themselves as front-runners for home-field advantage throughout the playoffs, the picture is..." November 02

  • Hall of Fame makes dramatic change to the rules for the 15-person centennial mega-class

    Pro Football Talk "Faced with the prospect that the Hall of Fame selection committee will revolt against an all-or-nothing vote on a 15-person centennial mega-class of enshrinees for 2020, the Hall of Fame has solved the problem. The Hall of Fame selection committee will not vote on the..." November 02

  • Week Nine injury report roundup

    Pro Football Talk "Week Nine of the 2019 NFL season kicked off on Thursday with a win by the 49ers and it continues with 12 more games on Sunday, which means that the 24 teams in those games submitted their final injury reports of the week on Friday. The teams playing on Monday night won’t release..." November 02

  • Davante Adams Questionable for Sundays Game Vs. Chargers

    Sportsnaut "Green Bay Packers wide receiver Davante Adams returned to the practice field this week and is now questionable to play in Sunday’s Week 9 matchup against the Los Angeles Chargers. " November 01

  • Antonio Brown hints that he has no interest in playing for the Packers

    Clutch Points "The Green Bay Packers may be a marquee franchise with a great quarterback and a 7-1 record thus far this season, but apparently, Antonio Brown has no interest in playing for them. The free-agent wide receiver responded to a fan’s plea for Brown to join the Packers on..." November 01

  • Packers' Za'Darius Smith Busted For Speeding, Weed Found In Car

    TMZ "Green Bay Packers star Za'Darius Smith was stopped in September for allegedly speeding ... and when officers searched his car, they cuffed him for having weed. According to court records, Smith was pulled over on Sept. 29 -- just days after the Packers' loss to the..." November 01

  • Danica Patrick, Aaron Rodgers Absolutely Nailed Their ‘Napoleon Dynamite’ Halloween Costumes

    Total Pro Sports "Danica Patrick and Aaron Rodgers certainly enjoyed their Halloween. The retired NASCAR star and her Green Bay Packers quarterback decided to go dressed as Deb and Uncle Rico from “Napoleon Dynamite” to a Halloween party Wednesday night.   " November 01

  • ‘Freak Accident’ Responsible for Injury to Packers Linebacker

    Heavy "Blake Martinez makes it difficult not to notice him when he’s tearing things up for the Green Bay Packers defense, but his latest accessory made him particularly easy to spot during Sunday night’s win over the Kansas City Chiefs. Martinez, who is..." October 31

  • Al Harris, Charles Woodson to be inducted into Packers Hall of Fame "The Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame Inc. will induct former Packers cornerbacks Al Harris and Charles Woodson at the 50th Hall of Fame Induction Banquet, it was announced today by Packers Hall of Fame Inc. President Tom Konop. The banquet will be held in the Lambeau Field Atrium..." October 31

  • Le'Veon Bell: Steelers talked to Jets about potential trade

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "The Steelers are currently in need of running back depth, and they may have recently reached out to an old friend for help. There were rumors around this week’s trade deadline that the Jets were open to trading star running back Le’Veon Bell. Nothing ever came of that, and..." October 31

  • Packers defense is relishing over-the-top celebrations

    Yahoo! Sports "The whistle blew, the ref gave the signal — first down, Packers! — and the hopping and yelling started. This was Sunday night, late in the third quarter of the Packers’ 31-24 win over the Kansas City Chiefs, and defensive end Tyler..." October 31

  • Aaron Jones named NFC offensive player of the week "For the second time in less than a month, Packers running back Aaron Jones has been named the NFC Offensive Player of the Week after his 226 total yards and two touchdowns in Sunday’s 31-24 win over Kansas City. Jones was previously honored for the award in Week 5..." October 30

  • There’s optimism, with no guarantees, for Packers receiver Davante Adams "No one’s making any guarantees, but Packers receiver Davante Adams took a significant step Wednesday toward returning to the lineup. Adams practiced, on a limited basis, for the first time since injuring his toe back on Sept. 26 vs. Philadelphia. Head Coach Matt..." October 30

  • Let the Teddy Bridgewater Sweepstakes Begin

    Bleacher Report "Teddy Bridgewater may be the NFL's most wanted man If there was one thing Teddy Bridgewater demonstrated in going 5-0 in relief of Drew Brees this season, it was this: He is a franchise quarterback. Bridgewater threw for 1,370 passing yards and nine..." October 30

  • Dak Prescott’s Ex, Estrella Nouri, Attended the Packers Halloween Party With Marcedes Lewis

    Sports Gossip "Dak Prescott went from having an MVP like season to what can only be described as a dumpster fire type season. And with his ex attending a Halloween party with another NFLer, as much as people say seeing your ex with someone else doesn't sting, this might sting. " October 29

  • Aaron Jones not shocked to lead league in TDs

    ESPN " Aaron Jones has his individual goals written on the mirror at his apartment back in Green Bay. Nowhere on it does it say anything about becoming the first Packers running back since the AFL-NFL merger in 1970 to have a game with at least 150 yards as a receiver. But his..." October 28

  • Aaron Rodgers Has Rocketed to MVP Favorite Thanks to Stellar Play Without Davante Adams

    12 Up "After not getting off to his typical hot start to the season, Aaron Rodgers is now beginning to find his rhythm in Green Bay's new offensive system. The superstar quarterback is now among the favorites to win MVP after throwing for at least 300 yards and three touchdowns in each of his last..." October 28

  • Miss Kansas Alyssa Klinzing Attended Sunday Night’s Packers and Chiefs Game

    Sports Gossip "The Packers/Chiefs game was slated to be a top game to watch this Sunday. It was an okay game to watch, just ask Alyssa Klinzing. " October 28

  • NFL trade rumors: 10 players most likely to be traded at the 2019 deadline

    Sporting News "The list of players who are most likely to be traded in 2019 before the Tuesday, 4 p.m. ET deadline used to be longer, as a couple of the no-brainers have already been dealt. Jalen Ramsey, who was rather public in his desire to be traded from the Jaguars, was moved to..." October 28

  • Three Trade Destinations For Broncos CB Chris Harris Jr.

    The Big Lead "The Broncos' decision to trade Emmanuel Sanders last week marked the beginning of the end for many veterans' time in Denver. The team isn't good, doesn't have a chance to get much better, and the year of transition came much earlier than expected. As a result, Ian Rapoport..." October 28

  • 49ers Getting Sixth-Round Offers For C.J. Beathard

    NBC Sports Bay Area "The 49ers have fielded calls from multiple teams inquiring about No. 3 quarterback C.J. Beathard's availability as Tuesday's NFL trade deadline approaches, a source told NBC Sports Bay Area. The 49ers have been offered draft pick compensation in the “sixth-round..." October 28

  • Who is Matt LaFleur? Get to know the Packers’ young head coach

    Sporting News "First-year coach Matt LaFleur has a chance to lead the Green Bay Packers to key win against the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday night. That's good news for two-time NFL MVP Aaron Rodgers, and that relationship between quarterback and coach will continue to be in focus in..." October 27

  • Usain Bolt down for NFL if Packers or Patriots call... 'I'm ready!!!'

    TMZ "Aaron Rodgers and Tom Brady ... looking for a 6'5" receiver who runs a 4.2 40-yard dash?? Good news -- Usain Bolt says give him a call ... 'cause he's down to play!!! We got the most decorated Olympic sprinter ever out in NYC this week ... and..." October 27

  • Packers TE Jimmy Graham Fined $25K For Violating NFL’S Media Access Policy

    Sportsnaut "Green Bay Packers tight end Jimmy Graham was fined $25,000 this week for violating the NFL’s media access policy, per Ryan Wood of the Green Bay Press-Gazette. Per Wood, Graham hadn’t spoken with reporters since Aug. 5 prior to Wednesday, when he granted an..." October 26